Stories from the Old Testament Retold.Richmond, The Hogarth Press, 1920 Stock Code: 46113
NotesFirst edition, first impression, presentation copy with the author's inscription to someone with the same surname, i.e. "G----. Smith from the author". Woolmer notes that this is apparently bound by the Woolfs, as the wrappers appear in a number of differing colours and designs; this copy matches Woolmer's description of it. The number of copies printed is not known, although 439 copies were sold by the end of August 1923, and it was out of print in 1925, suggesting that the print-run was a small one.
Octavo. Original blue paper wrappers, white label lettered in black on front cover.
Spine cracked but holding, edges of wrappers a little yellowed, overall a good copy.
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